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Terrorizing / Communication of False Information of Planned Arson (Bomb Threat) - Monday, October 15, 2018

DATE:             MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TERRORIZING / COMMUNICATION OF FALSE INFORMATION OF

                        PLANNED ARSON (BOMB THREAT) – ALAN SYLVESTER

 

BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Alan P. Sylvester, 33, of 246 Robin Street, Morgan City, LA.

On October 15, 2018, the Assumption Parish Sheriff Office responded to a bomb threat at a business on LA 662 in Bayou L’Ourse.

 As a result of the threat, the premises were evacuated and a large law enforcement presence was required.

Once the scene was deemed safe, detectives began an investigation.  Through that process, detectives were able to identify Alan P. Sylvester as the suspect.  Sylvester, an employee of the facility was on scene during the evacuation.

Sylvester was questioned and admitted to having phoned in the threat.

Based on the investigation and Sylvester’s admission, he was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Terrorizing

            *Communication of False Information of a Planned Arson

Sylvester was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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